The National Institutes of Health (NIH) funded Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear’s P30 core grant competitive renewal (PI: Pablo Argüeso, PhD) at $3,940,010 over five years. This critical funding supports four shared core resources at 20 Staniford Street: Animal Resource, Flow Cytometry, Laboratory Computer Applications, and Morphology.
Patricia D'Amore, PhD, along with co-investigator Eric Ng, PhD, received a grant from the Boston Foundation in the amount of $354,300 for one year to develop a novel small molecule for the prevention and treatment of dry age-related macular degeneration. This grant comes from the Boston Foundation's May J. Wikstron Fund.
Bruce Ksander, PhD (Schepens Eye Research Institute of Mass. Eye and Ear), received a grant from the National Institute of Health in the amount of $275,698 over 1 year for his project, "ABCB5 positive stem cells for LSCD therapy.”
Francois Lebreton, PhD, received the 2017 Fight for Sight - Streilein Ocular Immunology Foundation Grant-In-Aid Award in the amount of $22,500 over 1 year for his project, "Functional genomics of conjunctivitis Streptococcus pneumoniea."